Crescenta Valley High
Best High School in California#121
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Glendale Unified|
|Location||2900 Comm Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
Crescenta Valley High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 121st in the best public high schools in California.
The Crescenta Valley High student body is mainly White with a significant Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||5|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.3%||7|
|Two or more races||0.9%||25|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 8.2%
10.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Crescenta Valley High students are largely wealthy and rank 103rd in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California66th
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Crescenta Valley High scored an average 73% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 6.2% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% to 84%*||85% to 89%*|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||75% to 79%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||11% to 19%*||30% to 39%*|
|Limited English||21% to 39%*||40% to 59%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1237
The average SAT score for Crescenta Valley High students in 2016 was 1237.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT15%
Rank in California854th
Rating1 out of 10
207 out of 1,399 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (15%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 12% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate39%
AP Pass Rank in California109th
AP Pass Rate Rating8 out of 10
Crescenta Valley High offers 22 AP courses. 39 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Crescenta Valley High had 921 taking AP exams with a 761 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 88% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||83%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||39%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||13%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||14%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||36%|
|AP Courses Offered||22|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
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Crescenta Valley High
2900 Comm Ave.
La Crescenta, CA